CrossLink Tax Resource Center
The CrossLink Tax Resource Center contains the latest information for registered return preparers, tax law changes and other useful Federal tax information.
Federal Refundable Credits – Preparer Due Diligence and Other Things You Need to Know About Refundable Credits
Check here for details on the delay of refunds for returns that claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the expansion of the preparer due diligence requirements to include the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and American Opportunity Education Credit (AOTC), other changes to EITC, CTC and AOTC, and for an overview of preparer due diligence requirements.
Things to Know for the Current Tax Year
"Hot-off-the-press" information you need to know for the current tax year. This includes changes related to the PATH Act, EITC and other refundable credits, other legislative changes, and yearly basic changes.
Recent Tax Updates
Additional Reminders for this Filing Season
February 16, 2017
Useful IRS Webpages
February 1, 2017
Reminder of the Federal Refund Delays and Expansion of Preparer Due Diligence Requirements
January 11, 2017
Expiring ITINs and Tax Scams Aimed at Tax Preparers
January 6, 2017
Affordable Care Act Reminders for Tax Year 2016 Returns
December 13, 2016
Federal Tax Law Changes that will Affect 2016 Federal Returns
December 7, 2016
IRS, Tax Industry, and States Expand Identity Safeguards for 2017 Filing Season
November 16, 2016
IRS Due Diligence Compliance Efforts for Tax Returns Claiming EITC, Child Tax Credit, and American Opportunity Education Credit for 2017 Tax Season
October 13, 2016
Identity Theft and Tax Returns
Check here for the latest information on tax identity theft and how it can affect your tax return, the latest ways cybercriminals are attempting to obtain taxpayer information, what the IRS and States are doing to try and prevent tax identity theft, the IRS Identity Protection PIN, and useful links to help you prevent identity theft.
New IRS Voluntary Continuing Education Program and PTIN Requirement for Federal Tax Return Preparers
The latest information on the new IRS Filing Season Program for unenrolled preparers as well as IRS PTIN requirements, and how to renew or obtain a PTIN.
Health Care Reform - Affordable Care Act for Individuals
The latest information on how the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, will impact taxpayers, how it will impact the filing of their current year federal tax return, information on the penalty, and information on what exemptions are available for those who did not obtain health insurance.
Health Care Reform - Affordable Care Act for Businesses
The latest information on the new ACA requirements for businesses who offer health insurance to their employees, the consequences of not doing so, information on the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit, and new reporting requirements for businesses.
Helpful Tax Websites
Links to IRS websites that practitioners will find useful both during and after the tax season, such as sites for security and disclosure, earned income tax credit, practitioner pages, electronic filing, and IRS forms and publications.
State Requirement for Preparers which offer Tax Refund Products
Information on States that require preparers to register and/or have requirements for preparers whom offer tax refund loan products to their customers.
Federal Tax Law Updates
Click on the button below to view a video presentation of the Federal Tax Law Updates that affect the most recent tax year.
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